The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 19 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 10.84% 10.94% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.08% 18.92% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 1
Average salary £24,000 £21,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% -59.04%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 46.99% 57.81% 75.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 39
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,850 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Torfaen region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Torfaen

Computer Science
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran -3 9 £24,000 +11.62%
Computer Science
South Wales

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) C
3 8 (47.06%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) DTV
5 6 (35.29%) Objective-C
5 6 (35.29%) Multimedia
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Apple iOS
5 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (29.41%) UML
6 5 (29.41%) OOD
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) Line Management
7 4 (23.53%) PlayReady
7 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
7 4 (23.53%) SaaS
7 4 (23.53%) IPTV
7 4 (23.53%) Android
8 3 (17.65%) JIRA
8 3 (17.65%) Product Management
8 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
8 3 (17.65%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 3 (17.65%) Coaching

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) FrameMaker
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
1 3 (17.65%) DVB
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Graduate
1 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Junior
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Author
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Author
3 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Junior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Multimedia Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Product Owner
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
1 4 (23.53%) PlayReady
2 2 (11.76%) WebKit
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.88%) Velocity
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) GStreamer
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) Widevine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) DTV
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) IPTV
3 3 (17.65%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (11.76%) Streaming Video
4 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
4 2 (11.76%) iPhone
4 2 (11.76%) Video on Demand
4 2 (11.76%) iPad
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) UML
4 5 (29.41%) OOD
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
5 4 (23.53%) Line Management
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Product Management
6 3 (17.65%) Web Application Development
6 3 (17.65%) DRM
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) User Stories
8 1 (5.88%) Android Development
8 1 (5.88%) ATDD
8 1 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
1 8 (47.06%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Objective-C
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Perforce
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) Borland
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft